8:55 am - Tuesday September 27, 2016

Phuket sees bikers from 30 countries attend Bike Week 2013

Phuket sees bikers from 30 countries attend Bike Week 2013On 14th April 2013 at Patong Beach, Phuket, Phuket Governor – Mr. Maitri Inthusut was on hand to officially open the 19th Phuket Bike Week 2013 held from 14th  – 21st April. The annual event welcomes both Thai and foreign big bike riders and this year it was estimated that there were over 5,000 bikes, the riders of which had come from over 30 countries around the world.

 Mr. Maitri said that throughout the week there would be at least 30,000 people attend the event, which was promoted in newspapers, motorcycle magazines and television channels in more than 60 countries, and that the event would raise at least 600 million Baht in revenue.

In addition, all the participating motorcycle riders are seen to play an important part in the promoting of wearing a helmet when riding a motorcycle, reducing the number of accidents during Songkran and also creating a good relationship with other countries within ASEAN.

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